Extra Gardai on patrol in Kerry to tackle drink driving

Extra Gardai are being deployed around Kerry in a bid to crackdown on drink driving in the run up to Christmas.

Six people were arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Kerry in the past week alone.

Two people were arrested following a checkpoint where 160 drivers were breath tested.

Motorists can expect to see more checkpoints around the county in the run up to Christmas.

Garda Eilish Cronin says the message about drink driving is still not getting through: